Author Archives: Layhead
With Halloween not too far away, stories of strange goings on are often told to local children. In the village of Giggleswick, not far from Rathmell, there is a tale of Sarah Birbeck that not many people know. Advertisements
There are many very interesting old buildings in Settle. One of the most notable is Settle Victoria Hall. It is a Grade II listed Victorian concert hall in Kirkgate, Settle and is England’s oldest surviving music hall. Built in about … Continue reading
There’s nothing nicer than a home produced bright yellow egg for breakfast, and my ‘girls’ do a wonderful job in providing Layhead guests with delicious fresh eggs. Sadly, hens don’t last forever and I am now down to ten hens, … Continue reading
Holiday cottages have become more and more popular, certainly over the last twenty-odd years we’ve been providing accommodation for our guests. If you’ve never hired a cottage before, here are 6 helpful hints to consider when booking.
Throughout the year there are many festivals and shows celebrating all aspects of Yorkshire Dales life. So… how about a cheese festival? The Yorkshire Dales National Park are organising The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival: 23 to 30 September 2017 showcasing cheese and … Continue reading
At one of our local agricultural shows you would expect to see cows and sheep but camels? This year at the Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge, there is a special appearance by… JOSEPH’S AMAZING CAMELS! This is racing with a twist. … Continue reading